Musical theatre workshops and productions

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Create

We produce musical theatre workshops and productions that educate and entertain the community.

Produce

We create opportunities for young people to experience musical theatre through workshops and performance.

Award

We award grants to artists and organizations that enhance the musical theatre community and other artistic venues.

Latest News

Star Vehicles!!

I just read that WAR PAINT – the musical on Broadway starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersol – is closing.  The producers also announced that the $11 million dollar musical will not have recouped their investment.  I was not shocked. Sad, but not surprised. I saw WAR PAINT in Chicago during its pre-Broadway try out. 

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What’s in a title?

I have a sign on my wall that says “The title of your musical is your number one marketing tool.”  The title plays an important part of selling your show.  It must tell the audience what they are about to see.  It must give a “hint,” sometimes boldly (think CATS) and sometimes subtly. Sometimes titles

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Broadway Miscast

There are a few events in New York that are a lot of fun for Broadway musical theatre performers.  Most are benefits raising millions of dollars for charities, theatres and disaster relief. One of my favorites is the MCC benefit: Miscast Gala.  The Manhattan Class Company (MCC) is a collection of young artists that produce

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Theatre as art and art as theatre…

Every summer I try and visit one of the museums in our wonderful city.  Chicago has some of the best in the world, and my favorite is the Art Institute of Chicago.  I visited the museum last week during some down time. My visits are almost always the same.  I go and see my favorite

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A Different Perspective – Pt 2

This blog is called part 2 because I wrote a similar blog over a year ago. Click HERE to read it. I live in a location where there is a lot of traffic and so I walk a lot –  to the grocery store, drug store, restaurants, etc.  My yoga teacher often talks about trying

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